stretch marks(redirected from Pregnancy Striae)
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stri·'ae cu·'tis dis·ten·'sae
bands of thin wrinkled skin, initially red but becoming purple and white, which occur commonly on the abdomen, buttocks, and thighs at puberty and/or during and following pregnancy, and result from atrophy of the dermis and overextension of the skin; also associated with ascites and Cushing syndrome.